149 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / Prediction in form of Mates
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Bill Simon Two Up two prediction cards removed by performer, spectators insert them next to mates Sleightly Sensational 24
Howard Schwarzman The Impeccable Prediction Variations Professional Card Magic 150
Mo Howarth Three Card Match application of IBDInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 282
Brian Jordan 8 - 25 packets removed and counted down in some piles, two mates appear, see also p. 348Related to
  • "Isochronism" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1952)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 315
Gene Lawton Ultra Reverse deck pocketed, spectator removes card, when deck is spread, its mate is reversed The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 331
Sam Schwartz Tri-Multaneous - Part 1: mate & selection appear at same time after slip slop shuffled packed is gone through in pairs
- Part 2: Sam-Ultaneous
- Part 3: two chosen cards show up at same position in two packets, using two odd-numbered piles
see also p. 348
Inspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
  • "Mini-Miracle" (John Hamilton, Linking Ring, April 1967)
  • Sam-Ultaneous (Sam Schwartz, 1962)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 334
Robert (Bob) Hess Irresistible Fours two cards as predictions, two cards chosen, makes four fours The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 359
Paul Swinford Pairs Foretold three mates removed by spectator are predicted More Faro Fantasy 42
E. S. Bentfrum Matching Prediction Inspired by Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 22
Robert (Bob) Hess The 13th Card prediction under magazine matches thirteenth card after free spectator cutVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 552
Harry Lorayne Half-Force Open Prediction three prediction cards, spectator cuts deck into three packets, top cards match Rim Shots 26
Dai Vernon, Harry Lorayne, Bruce Cervon Amazing Prediction two cards, some dealing and counting Rim Shots 52
Karl Fulves Think of Something prediction in form of mate in envelope, ultra-mental deck Close-Up Mental Magic 26
Bill Spooner Revelation tabled predicition matches selection, using Impeccable Double Card Cavalcade 3 128
Roy Walton Future Shock card predicted by cards with same suit and value, with impromptu version The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 835
M. D. Overholser The 13th Plus 13 prediction in pocket matches thirteenth card after free spectator cutInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 975
Larry Jennings Stabbed Coincidence prediction, selection is stabbed in deck, four-of-a-kindRelated toVariations Stabbed Coincidence 2
Slydini Card Mates card selected from spread matches prediction cardRelated to The Best of Slydini ...and More 93
Slydini Card Mates - The Repeat card selected from spread matches prediction cardRelated to The Best of Slydini ...and More 94
Nick Trost Card in Pocket Coincidence Card placed previously in pocket is the mate of spectator's free selectionAlso published here Subtle Card Magic: Part One 6
Gene Maze Experiment #2 four cards, four predictions change back color Packet Switches (Part Four) 251
Karl Fulves Further Solution see "Experiment #2" Packet Switches (Part Four) 252
Roy Walton Twice Two Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 12) 454
Ken Krenzel To Indicate the Future The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 33
Ken Krenzel Spectator Sympathy odd backed match The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 37
Ken Krenzel KK's HHH two cards The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 94
Karl Fulves Moving Middle 51 Faces North 8
Father Cyprian The Spectrum Effect two card prediction from half the deck, all other cards redInspired by
  • "Colorincidentally" (Tony Chaudhuri, "Bedazzled!", 1977, p. 31)
The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1085
Jerry K. Hartman Mod Quad Card selected is stabbed into deck, prediction shown to be mate, and then card is shown to be stabbed between the other two mates (describes two methods)Inspired by Loose Ends 53
Harry Lorayne Three's Company spectator names any number up to twenty, multiple out Quantum Leaps 65
Karl Fulves Stopped Twice two prediction cards placed in deck during dealing by spectator end up next to their mates, "Gemini Twins"Related toVariationsAlso published here Impromptu Opener 2
Karl Fulves Psycho double placed on table The Chronicles (Issue 19) 1249
Karl Fulves The U.C.L.A. Move "Utility Center Lift Action"
hindu force that ends with a center double lift, matching application in which a selection does not match prediction card but then transforms
Variations The Chronicles (Issue 15) 1214
Allen Lang Prelude four cards face-down on table, spectator finds the one that matches predictionInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 17) 1228
Father Cyprian The Spectrum Effect two cards The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 32
Gene Maze A Squeaky Clean Prediction The Gene Maze Card Book 32
Danny Korem, Tom Bowyer A Way Out three cards chosen from spectator match three cards chosen from performer, risky Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 18
Tieneblas Pair-Cognition cards are dealt twice, on pile selected and top card predicted The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 273) 1362
Harry Lorayne Take Five five cards touched and outjogged, down-under-deal, remaining card matches predictionVariationsAlso published here Lecture Notes 9
Roy Walton Caught in Time clock trick with mate prediction Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 6) 101
Stephen Tucker Best of Mates mate-gag, card with "My friend is the Ace of Clubs" is found Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 10) 184
Karl Fulves Gemini Twins No. 1, two cards inserted where spectator stops dealing, both next to matesVariationsAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 1
Martin Lewis The Information Cards Free selection is predicted with two cards (value and suit) Martin's Miracles 25
Larry Jennings Synchronicity magician and spectator choose mates three times in row The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 10
Larry Jennings The Optical Prediction featuring Optical Toss The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 80
Piet Forton Tossed Free Choice Match matching routine with Impeccable Double Epoptica (Issue 10) 514
Dai Vernon, Alex Elmsley The Rendezvous Force mathematical force, Penelope's Principle with Klondike instead of faro shuffleRelated toAlso published here Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 8) 15
John Carney Easy As Hell Prediction card in case matches selectionInspired by
  • "Big Deal" (Don Alan)
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 9
Thomas Hierling Impromptu Al Koran spectator stops anytime during dealing, card matches prediction, faced deck method New Wave Close-Up 60
Roberto Giobbi Der Psychotest spectator cuts deck into four piles, the top four cards match four prediction cardsAlso published here CardPerfect 9
Dai Vernon, Alex Elmsley The Rendezvous Force mathematical force, Penelope's Principle with Klondike instead of faro shuffleRelated toAlso published here The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 119
Edward Marlo Elimiracle card chosen in one deck matches to reversed card in second deck Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 145
Larry Jennings You Can Always Count on Your Wallet card placed in wallet is mate of stopped at card The Cardwright 197
Karl Fulves Overthrow coin (or other object) on tabled spread during turnover Quick Card Tricks 4
Philip T. Goldstein Fraternal Twins two cards are selected by counting and spelling, predicted Fifth 4
John Bannon Discrepancy City Prediction three mates used to predict free selectionVariations Impossibilia 4
Eric Mead Boy Meets Girl Related to Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 73
Ken Krenzel Joint Futures double prediction with addition from card shelf Close-up Impact! 50
David Williamson Brain Probe spectator finds four mates The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 1) 1
Wesley James Impeccable Follow-Up spectator's selection matches tabled mate, repeat, then spectator finds card to complete four-of-a-kindInspired by Pasteboard Perpensions 13
Gary Ouellet Impeccadillo Inspired by Close Up Illusions 298
Jon Racherbaumer The Dreamy Dream Clock mate of clock-selection predicted in pocket and hour reversed in deckVariations Cardfixes 101
Edward Marlo Unexpected Mates spectator turns over any card, same as odd-backed prediction in deck The Olram File (Issue 7) 8
John Bannon Heart of the City card spectator cuts to is predicted, another signed selection travels to envelope which has been on tableVariations Smoke and Mirrors 13
Harry Lorayne Prediction Guardians "wrong" sandwiched Prediction changes to corret one Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 5) 2067
John Bannon, James Swain John Bannon's Discrepancy City Prediction Inspired by Don't Blink 71
Steve Pressley Double Hit two cards predicted, matesAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 43) 768
Karl Fulves Wire Room packet placed in case, selection paper clipped to top of case, cards removed until stopped, this card is forced and matches clipped selection, two methodsRelated to Deceptive Practices 7
Karl Fulves Fly by Wire card paper clipped to case as prediction, card chosen from cased cards matches prediction, clip vanishes an reappears at mates with other color Deceptive Practices 17
Karl Fulves Median card predicted by 2 other cards - its value must be between the prediction cards, in second phase one of the prediction cards vanishes to make it fit Deceptive Practices 19
Edward Marlo No Drawing Required four cards are placed in deck during dealing, four matchesInspired by The Olram File (Issue 15) 4
Karl Fulves Birthday Value - Birthday Suit spectator spells birth month from one packet and birth day from another, suit and value are used to arrive at a card which is predictedRelated toVariations Rigmarole (Issue 3) 27
Tony Bartolotta Named Gemini two cards freely chosen, mates found with Gemini Twins procedureInspired byRelated to Rigmarole (Issue 4) 48
Philip T. Goldstein Birthday Value Birthday Suit variation of procedureInspired by Verbatim (Issue 4) 32
Peter Duffie Centre Forward outjogged double, top card of this double is dealt at chosen numberRelated toVariations Applications 9
Alex Elmsley The Mexican Prediction free selection is predicted with two cards (value and suit)Related to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 37
Jackie McClements Coincidence My *@*! two cards put aside, two cards touched by spectator are mates of them Shock Treatment 3
Roger Crosthwaite Primal Premonition unknown and freely chosen card put aside, card peeked at, they match Roger's Thesaurus 77
Gary Ouellet, Patrick Raymond Lethal Prediction Related to The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 8
Roger Crosthwaite Mindreading Experiment 1 card "thought-of" (forced), mate is in case and spectator stops on his selection Roger's Thesaurus 64
Roger Crosthwaite Primal Memory 1 one card thought-of and one selected, both predicted via matching cardsInspired by Roger's Thesaurus 83
Peter Duffie Almost But not Quite Inspired by Duffie's Card Compulsions 174
Joey Gallo Coincideal stopped at mates, prediction The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 57) 1088
Steve Pressley Double Hit two cards predicted, matesAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 87
Lee Asher Four Casting card force, card is touched in the spread and cards turned over except touched cardAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 59) 1144
Karl Fulves Front & Center prediction cards removed from face-up spread, mates seen in center The Fine Print (Issue 3) 36
Karl Fulves Not Gemini spectator pushes two selections reversed in deck, next to mates The Fine Print (Issue 3) 39
Martin Gardner Face-Up Gemini Twins Inspired byVariations Underworld (Issue 3) 29
Karl Fulves Cross Hatched Inspired by Underworld (Issue 3) 30
Karl Fulves Notes Gemini Twins with a stooge, Face-Up Gemini in which the backs match instead of facesInspired by The Fine Print (Issue 3) 38
Karl Fulves Everyone Has A Twin two mates found, then two Kings find Queens The Fine Print (Issue 3) 40
Harry Riser Double Coincidence two prediction cards put face-up in the deck by spectators, next to their matesInspired by
  • "Triple Coincidence - Stewart Judah Version" (Linking Ring, July 1974)
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 166
Aaron Fisher The Aggressive Force/Prediction Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 6) 2806
Jack Carpenter A Potent Presage three predictions, Gemini Twin type procedure, four-of-a-kind kickerInspired byRelated to The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 26
Nick Trost A Premonition two prediction cards match selection by value and suit separatelyVariations
  • "Blind Chance" (Bob Longe, World's Greatest Card Tricks, 1996)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 121
William Goodwin Selection Foretold selection matches in value the prediction-three-of-a-kind, face-up classic force with out The Ancient Empty Street 7
Marty Kane Sixth Sense Nonsense multiple prediction, mates, dealing procedure The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 64) 1264
Nick Trost Card in Pocket Coincidence Prediction card placed in pocket, spectator selects card by counting down to named number, card in pocket shown to be matesAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 40
Nick Trost A Clean-Cut Coincidence Spectator coincidentally selects mates, which is predicted by performerInspired byVariations
  • "Double Influence" (Tom Mosier, The Linking Ring, May 1995)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 193
Richard Bartram, Jr. Brainstorm Mates reversed card in the deck turns out to be mate of cut to card Trephine 146
Karl Fulves Twixtwin after a confusing cutting, selection and shuffling procedure, a card that matches an initialed prediction card shows up Underworld (Issue 8) 108
Jack Avis, Billy O'Connor O'Connor Caper two cards predicted and mates via count-back force (10-20 force), credit informationInspired by
  • Billy O'Connor trick in The Magic Wand
Vis à Vis 131
Joshua Jay Combined Interests Magicians performs a medley of his favourite tricks all in one trick (spell to selection, prediction, card to pocket (fail), four Ace production) Magic Atlas 70
Maurice Fogel, Eugene Burger Fogel´s Triple Prediction including the necessary degree of error Mastering the Art of Magic 148
Maurice Fogel, Eugene Burger Psychic Sense a new analysis of the three card prediction Mastering the Art of Magic 211
Peter Duffie Circular Tour circle layout, card chosen, predicted New Inspirations 20
Baltazar Fuentes Two Intuitions card spectator cuts to is predicted with three mates, another previously tabled card turns out to be later signed selectionInspired by I'm Dancing 23
Lewis Jones You Bet prediction of the card which is next to named card, as a bet how many cards are between the two cardsVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 25
Tom Craven Unclosed Prediction Inspired by Card File Two 5
Michael Sibbernsen Triple Indemnity three prediction cards placed aside, selection completes four-of-a-kindInspired by Card File Two 107
Steve Beam Culinary Bet different handling for You Bet, prediction of the card which is next to named card, as a bet how many cards are between the two cardsInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 26
Herb Runge Impulse No. 49, spectator finds mates of two cards, dealing New Self-Working Card Tricks 71
Karl Fulves Mental Case No. 89, case moved around on five-card row, final card's mate is in case New Self-Working Card Tricks 133
Simon Aronson Jack Coincidence (Producing the Jacks) Selection is predicted with mate, and selection is stabbed in deck, around two matching matesInspired byVariations Try the Impossible 213
Simon Aronson Paired Color Alternative Alternative procedure for Jack CoincidenceInspired by Try the Impossible 215
Harry Lorayne Miraculous Coincidence five cards chosen, one of those reversed, matches previously removed prediction, miscallInspired by
  • Randy Wakeman effect
Personal Collection 561
Karl Fulves Making the Point No. 31, two cards counted to by throwing two dice, both cards predictedRelated to New Self-Working Card Tricks 47
Karl Fulves, Jack Avis Four-Card Magic No. 93, four face-down cards, an Ace moved on top of them according to instructions, ends up on matching card New Self-Working Card Tricks 140
Harry Lorayne Take Five five cards touched and outjogged, down-under-deal, remaining card matches predictionRelated toAlso published here Personal Collection 253
Jack Avis Stop thief card mated, crime story Ahead of the Pack 77
Steve Beam Lockbox Prediction prediction of touched card Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 36
Lewis Jones Seven up two cards are seen in window envelope, two numbers up to ten named, somehow two Sevens show up and in the envelope are Sevens Ahead of the Pack 227
Steve Beam Easy on the Curry cut and turn over to select card, prediction in form of mateVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 34
David Ben Stop! The Lucky Prediction spectator finds predicted card Tricks 52
Herb Zarrow, Roberto Giobbi A Psychological Test spectator cuts deck into four piles, the top four cards match four prediction cardsInspired by
  • "Matched Revolvers" (Herb Zarrow, Linking Ring, July 1977)
Related toAlso published here
Card College — Volume 5 1139
John Bannon, Jack Carpenter Trait Secrets Gemini Twins with four Ace kickerInspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 182
Jay Sankey, David Acer The Flipwiches of Eastwick Prediction card is sandwiched between the Queens, shown to be the mate of selection, then visually changes into signed selection itself Random Acts of Magic 88
Wesley James The Vibratory Prediction card chosen from face-up spread matches mate prediction
- Preferred Method ("beta")
Enchantments 410
Allan Slaight Castor & Pollux Geminii Twins variation Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 134
Trevor McCombie Hellish Hot Curry cut and turn over to select card, with two predictions in form of matesInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 217
Mark Aspiazu It's Mark's Prediction! Two selections predicted by two matesInspired by The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 37
Karl Fulves Booking Agent performer sticks card in upright standing book, chosen card next to it, repeated, both match Prolix (Issue 3) 186
Nick Trost Climax Prediction Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 137
Ramón Riobóo Creating a Rift Tantalizer-type elimination deal with a third of the deck, mate of prediction is final card Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 243
Rich Aviles, Alex Elmsley Pocket Protectors free selection is predicted with two cards (value and suit)Inspired byRelated to Above the Fold 20
Tony Bartolotta Mexican Mental two cards Prolix (Issue 8) 536
Ryan Schlutz Fraternal Bond three chosen cards match 3 prediction cards Making the Cut 45
Harry Lorayne An Open Prediction open prediction, five cards chosen, then one of those by down-under-dealRelated to Special Effects 149
Patrick Page Copycat Cards do as i do, spectator and performer always find pairs Magic Page by Page 230
Herb Zarrow Coincidentally Yours multiple phases, finding mates The F.F.F.F. Book 291
Roy Walton The Berg Variations four two-card packets in a row, cards exchanged according to instructions, four cards match four mates that were set aside as predictionInspired by
  • "Mindreader's Dream" (Joe Berg)
Prolix (Issue 10) 669
Steve Reynolds, Lee Asher, John Born Twelfth-Method Match Card is reversed in deck as prediction. Card is cut to and selected, turns out to match the prediction as its mate. Includes refinements by Lee Asher and John BornInspired by Seeking the Bridge 154
Peter McKinnon Additional Uses for "Crow" Burn After Reading 12
Peter McKinnon PMACAAN spectator stops at mateInspired by
  • routine on Danny Garcia Penguin Live Lecture
Burn After Reading 6
Mike DeSorbo Total Recall Independently reinvented. Same as Lee Asher's "Four Casting"Related to
  • "May the Force be with You" (Lee Asher, Video: Cooking with Lee Asher)
Also published here
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 30
Harry Lorayne Take Five five cards touched and outjogged, one of those selected, matches predictionInspired by JawDroppers! 3
Pit Hartling Echoes three selections predicted with their mates In Order to Amaze 92
John Hostler Noeyeon Protocol - Noeyeon Prediction (Ungimmicked)
- Neo Noeyeon (Gimmicked)
card pocketed by performer, spectator deals down and stops, mate of pocketed card (ungimmicked) or odd-backed duplicate (gimmicked)
Magnum Opossum 112
David Solomon Ramón Riobóo's Inverse Compensation some cards removed, spectator choses three red cards of those and a black card, the red cards are added to count down to mate of black cardInspired by Solomon's Secrets 79